zeng

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See also: zéng, zèng, zēng, and zěng

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

zeng

  1. first-person singular present indicative of zengen
  2. imperative of zengen

Noun[edit]

zeng m (plural zengen, diminutive zengetje n)

  1. gust, windflaw

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same onomatopoeic stem as zendül (to produce a sound) + -g (frequentative suffix).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈzɛŋɡ]
  • Hyphenation: zeng

Verb[edit]

zeng

  1. (intransitive) to resound
  2. (transitive, poetic) to express something by singing and with music
  3. (transitive, literary) to praise someone or something in a song or a poem

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

zeng (Zhuyin ˙ㄗㄥ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of

Romanization[edit]

zeng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of zēng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of zěng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of zèng.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.